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2023 Spartan World Championship returns to Abu Dhabi from December 8-10 in Al Wathba

The 2023 Spartan World Championship will return to Abu Dhabi for a third consecutive year, bringing the world’s best obstacle course racing (OCR) athletes to take on a challenging new course from December 8–10.

The race will take place in Abu Dhabi’s Al Wathba area for the second year,. and the best Spartan athletes, who have qualified throughout the racing season, will come together for the pinnacle of competition—the men's and women's individual World Championship, which is currently slated for Saturday 9 December.

The Team World Championship will be held on Sunday December 10. Alongside the elite competition, members of the UAE and international community will also be able to participate in dedicated competition formats for the general public.

And if you are keen to test yourself on the circuitm you can do so through the Open Heats:

  • The Open Beast (21km; 30 obstacles) will roll out on Saturday,

  • Open Super and Open Team Super (10km; 25 obstacles),

  • Open Sprint (5km; 20 obstacles),

  • Kids Open (500m-2km; 5-20 obstacles) will run on the Sunday,

There are no qualification requirements, and all interested parties are able to sign up.

More information and registration for the Spartan World Championship 2023 can be accessed here and the code SPARTANWC10 can be used for 10% off the Sprint, Super and Beast distances.